MCLAREN MACOMB HOSPITAL
7 cases of Legionnaires' reported at McLaren Macomb Hospital within last month
MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. - The Macomb County Health Department and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services are investigating several cases of Legionnaires' disease. They believe the outbreak could have originated at McLaren Macomb Hospital in Mount Clemens. Since July, there have been a total of seven cases of possible health care-associated Legionnaires' disease identified at McLaren Macomb but six of the cases were reported within the last month. In Wayne County, there have been 62 cases; in Macomb County, there have been 57 and Oakland County has seen 42 cases. The hospital is cooperating with the investigation, and officials are working with the hospital to determine if other patients may have been infected.
State of Michigan probes Detroit-area hospital's 7 Legionnaires cases
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. - State health officials are investigating after seven people treated at a suburban Detroit hospital were diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says it's working with the Macomb County Health Department to investigate the illnesses at McLaren Macomb Hospital in Mount Clemens. The departments say six of the seven Legionnaires' cases have been reported at the hospital since mid-September. Both agencies are investigating the source of the disease and whether there are more infected people. Legionnaire's is a flu-like illness contracted when infected water vapor is inhaled.
Health officials investigating reported cases of Legionnaires' disease at McLaren Macomb Hospital
MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. - Health officials are investigating possible cases of Legionnaires' disease at McLaren Macomb Hospital. Officials said seven cases of possible health care-associated Legionnaires' disease have been reported since late July. Six of those seven cases have been reported since the middle of September. The hospital is cooperating with the investigation, and officials are working with the hospital to determine if other patients may have been infected. The Macomb County Health Department and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services are involved in the investigation.
Clinton Township man charged with murder in shooting of 26-year-old wife
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A Clinton Township man has been charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of his 26-year-old wife, police said. Kyle Wonsowicz, 26, is charged with second-degree murder and a felony firearm violation in the death of Nicole Larocca, 26, of Clinton Township. A police officer stands outside of a Clinton Township home on Sept. 29, 2019, the day after a woman was fatally shot. (WDIV)Police said Wonsowicz shot his wife inside the home and dropped the gun when officers arrived. Wonsowicz is expected to be arraigned via video Tuesday at 41-B District Court in Clinton Township.